Statistics for The Life of Alexander the Great

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  • The average score is 10 of 17

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HintAnswer% Correct
He founded twenty different cities named thisAlexandria
88%
Alexander was king of this Greek kingdomMacedon
87%
He never tried to conquer this Greek city-stateSparta
84%
Famous philosopher who tutored AlexanderAristotle
82%
He conquered this empirePersian
82%
His friend Ptolemy founded a dynasty that ruled this countryEgypt
70%
His army refused to march further after reaching this modern-day countryIndia
69%
He died in this ancient capital near modern-day BaghdadBabylon
64%
Greek military formation he usedPhalanx
63%
He compared himself to this hero of the IliadAchilles
63%
His fatherPhilip II
61%
But Alexander claimed that his father was actually …Zeus (Amun)
59%
Instead of trying to untie this knot, he cut it with a sword{Gordian} Knot
56%
Term for the spread of Greek culture in areas conquered by Alexander{Hellen}ization
56%
Alexander's horse (also the namesake of a city)Bucephalus
28%
His dying words (when asked to whom his empire should go)To the {Strongest}
18%
His closest friend, and possible loverHephaestion
14%

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